Simile and Metaphor

Simile and Metaphor

Author: Nathan Mattson
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The Art of the Metaphor - Jane Hirshfield

Source: "The Art of the Metaphor." Jane Hirshfield and Ben Pearce. *TED-Ed.* TED-Ed, n.d. Web. 11 Sept. 2013.

Metaphor/Simile finding

Write down 10 metaphors from the movie above. Avoid the ones she points out as being metaphors.  Label any that are similes.

Browse around the internet--blogs, magazines, newspapers, whatever--and find 6 more metaphors or similes.  Write them down and write down where they come from.



Metaphor and Simile

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